National Pro Fastpitch isn't just about the players. It is also about the many unsung heroes who help make it a wonderful experience.
Jade Hewitt is the Media Director for the Scrapyard (Houston) Dawgs and the Texas (Dallas) Charge. She is also a photographer, videographer and runs JadeHewittMedia.com, which specializes in College Athletic Recruiting Videos. She started Jade Hewitt Media in 2008, while still in school. She is one talented and busy young woman.
Dina Kwit is the Team Photographer for the Chicago Bandits. A talented and tireless fixture around the Bandits, Dina is much beloved by Bandit Nation.
I have had the pleasure of knowing and watching Dina for a few years. It always fascinates me to be around her and watch her mind work as she finds interesting images to capture. She has a keen eye. You can see some of her work at OutsideTheBox.co.
Jade has facilitated a ton of media coverage for her teams. Dina has taken thousands of pictures. How often are either of these women on the other side of the camera? Fortunately, I was able to appear in a rare picture with these two
I know I speak for fans, colleagues and staffers when I extend my gratitude to both of these ladies for all they do. The NPF is full of elite athletes on the field and dedicated individuals behind the scenes. Check out NationalProFastpitch.com for more info on the league.
Jade Hewitt, Dina Kwit and me in Rosemont, IL-July 2017.